Instructions for Registering a Dairy Goat

The following instructions are to be used while filling out the ADGA Registration or Recordation Application form. You can obtain a Registration or Recordation Application form from ADGA.org/forms or members with an online account may register goats that were born on their farm online. Most Common Registration Mistakes 1) All items are not completed. 2) […]

Sable Breed Standard Survey Results

ADGA Members were recently surveyed about a color requirement for the Sable breed. Should Sables be required to exhibit 25% color other than white or light cream for registration? Proponents of the 25% color requirement believe it would make the Sable breed more distinguishable from the Saanen breed, strengthening the legitimacy of the breed. This change […]

Registering and Parentage for ADGA herd books

It has come to my attention that some persons who register or record their dairy goats with the American Dairy Goat Association are doing so incorrectly. While I was traveling this year doing Linear Appraisal, several persons told me that they thought it was acceptable to record animals with some genetics from Pygmy, Dwarf, Boer […]